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Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,317
Posted By reefnetworth
how long are you letting your mix dissolve before...

how long are you letting your mix dissolve before adding it to the tank? what is the temp while mixing? are you mixing in a seperate container? or just adding it to the tank and allowing it to...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/11/2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,906
Posted By reefnetworth
stellatoma? honestly cant remember, i just know...

stellatoma? honestly cant remember, i just know they are reef safe cleaners/algae eaters.
Forum: Oklahoma Marine Aquarium Society (OMAS) 12/29/2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By reefnetworth
ive used six-line wrasse for bristle worm...

ive used six-line wrasse for bristle worm control, this is the first Tang incident. thats cool!
my six-line was very teritorial, it loved to dart in and grab silversides pieces from my 12" PBTA...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/28/2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By reefnetworth
automotive glass cleaner sprayed on a cotton...

automotive glass cleaner sprayed on a cotton cloth in a seperate room.
i cant risk the slightest chance of any airborn particulates.
i have two Starfire tanks, and windex seems to take more work...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/28/2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By reefnetworth
pine window shims, from Lowes, Home Depot, or...

pine window shims, from Lowes, Home Depot, or almost any hardware store works great.
the pine is easy to cut with a razor knife once you get it leveled.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/28/2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By reefnetworth
i use frozen food, thawed in the fridge...

i use frozen food, thawed in the fridge overnight. i pour out all the liquid the next morning, add a small amount of RO/DI, and add a couple drops of Garlic Guard for about 10-15 minutes, and drain...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/28/2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By reefnetworth
ive used Hagen, IO, LaMotte, Salifert and...

ive used Hagen, IO, LaMotte, Salifert and Seachem.
Salifert and Seachem gave almost the exact results. while the Hagen was 10 ppm lower than either and the IO registered about 8 ppm lower.
the...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 12/28/2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 300
Posted By reefnetworth
ive heard of some placed in the garage. i agree,...

ive heard of some placed in the garage. i agree, if you put it in the fish room heat could be an issue.
ive read some post/threads where exaust fans have been placed in the ceiling or wall,...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/26/2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By reefnetworth
depends...will it have a fan sysyem? will it be...

depends...will it have a fan sysyem? will it be suspended or resting on the tank?
either way you choose, i would suggest one fan pulling in air, one pushing out air on the opposit end of the hood...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/15/2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By reefnetworth
www.thefilterguys.biz also. :thumbsup:

www.thefilterguys.biz also. :thumbsup:
Forum: Upstate Reef Society 12/15/2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By reefnetworth
i unassemble mine under cold tap water, using a...

i unassemble mine under cold tap water, using a Q-Tip to get inside the magnet hole to clean it, and an inkless papertowel to clean off the blades and the inside of the PH surfaces, as well as the...
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 12/14/2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By reefnetworth
water changes of at least 25% - 30% are about all...

water changes of at least 25% - 30% are about all i know of that you can do.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/11/2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By reefnetworth
Tunze makes a nano skimmer, my LFS sells them! ...

Tunze makes a nano skimmer, my LFS sells them!
never have asked about reliabilaty though, hope that helps! :thumbsup:
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/11/2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By reefnetworth
Rubbermaid "Brute" 25G trashcan will not leach....

Rubbermaid "Brute" 25G trashcan will not leach. thats the only one i know of that has been proven not to. (Reef Chemistry forum)
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/10/2007, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By reefnetworth
a filter sock on your input line helps alot. just...

a filter sock on your input line helps alot. just remember to wash it out about once a week.
to remove what you have in there now?
when you do your next water change, syphon it out. :thumbsup:...
Forum: Middle Tennessee Reef Club (MTRC) 12/09/2007, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By reefnetworth
Current Tanks: 215 Gallons total? at $0.75 a...

Current Tanks: 215 Gallons total?
at $0.75 a gallon for a minimum water change of 10% weekly, you could buy a nice RO/DI for what you are spending in drive time and on the water from the LFS and...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/09/2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By reefnetworth
sometimes.. i use a hand mixer for mine, it...

sometimes..
i use a hand mixer for mine, it works very well.
sodium carbonate has been cooked @ 350F for one hour to release the carbon dioxide. it raises Alk.
sodium bicarbonate is uncooked...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/09/2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By reefnetworth
Lowes also sells RO & RO/DI units and replacement...

Lowes also sells RO & RO/DI units and replacement cartridges.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/09/2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By reefnetworth
I agree with bertoni 100%, i have used Tech-M for...

I agree with bertoni 100%, i have used Tech-M for over 3 years and never had any problems.
though i have never heard of two strengths of Tech-M, i use the one gallon container premixed....
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/07/2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By reefnetworth
www.melevsreef.com has pics and description of...

www.melevsreef.com has pics and description of all items to purchase for a complete set-up. i would look at something bigger than a Mag-3 for a 125G. IMO, a Mag-12 would be my choice for an external...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/05/2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By reefnetworth
oh, if by some chance Aps do come back,...

oh, if by some chance Aps do come back, www.premiumaquatics.com has peppermint shrimp for $9.99 ea.
i got one for my Aps (29) in in one and a half weeks, it had eaten them all and they have never...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/05/2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By reefnetworth
you will experience some cycling from adding it....

you will experience some cycling from adding it. depends on the size of the rock and your filtration, water change frequencies, volume (%) of the water changed, as to how much of a cycle will be...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/05/2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 330
Posted By reefnetworth
depends on the size. IMO. i bough a peppermint...

depends on the size. IMO.
i bough a peppermint shrimp ($9.99) from www.premiumaquatics.com and it devoured 29 of them in about 1.5 weeks.
Forum: Photography 12/04/2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By reefnetworth
cool pics Sayian! thanx!

cool pics Sayian! thanx!
Forum: Connecticut Area Reef Society (C.T.A.R.S.) 12/03/2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By reefnetworth
500 watts an hour + pumps on for 24-7 is...

500 watts an hour + pumps on for 24-7 is expensive! just like the rest of this hobby. sorry to hear you sold-out! :(
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